The New York Jets’ newest quarterback talks breakfast, leg days, and more.
After a record-setting career at the University of Southern California, Sam Darnold was selected third overall in the 2018 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. The team sees Darnold as their quarterback of the future. While he’ll likely be a second-string player behind grizzled veteran Josh McCown, he's ready to play.
“I worked hard all off-season to get to this position and I’m excited for this summer,” he says. “The key is staying consistent with my training and understanding what I need to work on.”
As a top three draft pick, Darnold now needs to prove himself, and playing the position with the most responsibilities adds another layer of pressure. It’s nothing the California native can’t handle. He filled in Furthermore on how he fuels each day, strengthens his lower body, and keeps a strong mental state.
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